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Kame

A kame is a glacial landform, an irregularly shaped hill or mound composed of sand and till that accumulates in a depression on a retreating glacier, is deposited on the land surface with further melting of the glacier. Kames are associated with kettles, this is referred to as kame and kettle topography; the word kame is a variant of comb. The geological term was introduced by Thomas Jamieson in 1874. According to White, "kames were formed by meltwater which deposited more or less washed material at irregular places in and along melting ice. At places the material is well washed and stratified. Kame gravels thus tend to be variable and range from fine to coarse grained and to cobbly and boulder."With the melting of the glacier, streams carry sediment to glacial lakes, building kame deltas on top of the ice. However, with the continuous melting of the glacier, the kame delta collapses onto the land surface, furthering the "kame and kettle" topography. Kame terraces are found along the side of a glacial valley and are stratified deposits of meltwater streams flowing between the ice and the adjacent valley side.

These kame terraces tend to look like long flat benches, with a lot of pits on the surface made by kettles. They tend to slope downvalley with gradients similar to the glacier surface along which they formed, can sometimes be found paired on opposite sides of a valley. Kames are sometimes compared to drumlins. A drumlin is not shaped by meltwater, but by the ice itself and has a quite regular shape, it occurs in fine-grained material, such as clay or shale, not in gravels. And drumlins have concentric layers of material, as the ice successively plasters new layers in its movement. Kames are not located in proximity to one another, however in Edmonton, numerous kames are found nearby, forming the Prosser Archaeological Site; the Fonthill Kame in southern Ontario is in a densely populated area. Examples can be found in Wisconsin and at the Sims Corner Eskers and Kames National Natural Landscape in Washington, they are located in Mendon Ponds Park, SE of Rochester, NY. This park is on the National Registry of Natural Landmarks due to geological history & presence of significant kames, eskers & kettles.

In Ontario, there are two provincial parks, both designated as IUCN category the nature reserves, which were created to protect important and undisturbed kame features. They are Bonheur River Kame Provincial Park. Drumlin Esker Glacial Kame Culture Glacial landforms Moraine Outwash fan Easterbrook, Don J.. Surface Landforms. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall. Pp. 352–357. ISBN 0-13-860958-6. Tarbuck, Edward J.. Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geography. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall. Pp. 351. ISBN 0-13-092025-8. Trenhaile, Alan. Geomorphology: A Canadian Perspective. Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press. Pp. 187–8. ISBN 0-19-542474-3

Kenya–Saudi Arabia relations

Kenya–Saudi Arabia relations are bilateral relations between Kenya and Saudi Arabia. Relations between Saudi and Kenya are cordial. President Daniel arap Moi visited Saudi Arabia in 1979 and 1983. Foreign Minister Chirau Ali Mwakwere visited Saudi in 2005. President Mwai Kibaki visited Saudi Arabia in 2012. Kenya is keen on increasing Saudi tourists to Kenya. Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development, has funded multiple development projects in Kenya; some of which are Nairobi Water Supply SR 55.84 million, Kenya-South Sudan Road SR 34.59 million, Thika-Garissa-Liboi Road SR 55.84 million, Mombasa Sewage SR 45.95 million, Kiambere Hydro Electricity Power SR 39.96 million, Agriculture Sector Support SR 15 million and Garissa Water Supply SR 31.41million. In 2011, Saudi approved KES.1.6 billion loan to Kenya for the construction of the 146km Nuno-Mado Gashi road that will run between Garissa and Mandera towns. Saudi approved KES.1.2 billion to fund five power projects. Saudi hosts about 20,000 Kenyan professional and domestic workers.

In 2014, Kenyan imports from Saudi stood at KES. 28.22 billion. In 2013, Kenyan imports from Saudi stood at KES. 64 billion. Total trade between both countries stood at KES. 68 billion. This made Saudi the 9th largest trading partner of Kenya. Saudi Arabia maintains an embassy in Nairobi, it is located in Muthaiga Road. Kenya has an embassy in Riyadh. Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Nairobi Embassy of Kenya in Riyadh

Oye, Ekiti

Oye is a town and headquarter of oye Local Government Area in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Oye Local Government Area was carved out from the defunct Ekiti North Local Government on 17 May 1989. Oye Local Government is bounded by Ilejemeje Local Government to the North, Irepodun/Ifelodun to the South, Ikole local Government to the East and Ido/Osi Local Government to the West, it comprises the following towns and villages: Oye Ekiti, Ilupeju Ekiti, Ayegbaju Ekiti, Ire Ekiti, Itapa Ekiti, Osin Ekiti, Ayede Ekiti, Itaji Ekiti, Imojo Ekiti, Ilafon Ekiti, Isan Ekiti, Ilemeso Ekiti, Omu Ekiti, Ijelu Ekiti, Oloje Ekiti and a host of others. There are no distinctive ethnic groups in the Local Government as a greater percentage of the people resident are of the Yoruba Language race. Nearly all the people speak Yoruba Language with negligible dialectical variations

Inverleigh Football Club

The Inverleigh Football Netball Club, nicknamed the Hawks, is an Australian rules football and netball club based in the rural township of Inverleigh, Victoria. From 1970 to 1995, the town was the base for the "Leigh Districts Football Club"; the football squad has competed in the Geelong DFL since its re-formation in 2002. Inverleigh played in the Leigh District Football Association, Polwarth Football Association, Matheson Trophy, Geelong Sub-District Football League, Elliot Cup and the Geelong & District Football League. A merger in 1970 with Stonehaven formed the Leigh Districts Football Club; the club reformed in 2002, now known as the Inverleigh Football Club. The club struggled to gain admission to the Geelong & District Football League; the club had to have at least 70 registered footballers, as well as field a netball team. In the 2016 season, Inverleigh finished third of twelve teams. Notable players to represent The Hawks include Michael “The Weapon” Allan. Michael received All Australian honours in 2019.

Reference: Cat Country: History of Football In The Geelong Region by John Stoward – ISBN 978-0-9577515-8-3 Official website

Ratomir Tvrdić

Ratomir "Rato" Tvrdić is a Croatian former professional basketball player. Tvrdić played club basketball with the Croatian team KK Split. With Split, he won two national Yugoslav League championships, three national Yugoslav Cups, two FIBA Korać Cups, he was a runner-up of the FIBA European Champions Cup in the 1971–72 season, in the FIBA Cup Winners' Cup in the 1972–73 season. He won the Small Triple Crown, in the 1976–77 season. Tvrdić played with the senior Yugoslav national team at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games, he was the Yugoslav national team's captain. With Yugoslavia, he won several gold and silver medals, including at the FIBA World Cup and the FIBA EuroBasket, he won a silver medals at the 1967 FIBA World Championship and the 1974 FIBA World Championship, a gold medal at the 1970 FIBA World Championship. He won a silver medal at the 1969 EuroBasket, gold medals at the 1973 EuroBasket and the 1975 EuroBasket, he won a gold medal at the 1967 Mediterranean Games. Lovre Tvrdić Dražen Tvrdić Damir Tvrdić

Margaret Myles

Margaret Fraser Myles, née Findlay, was a Scottish midwife, midwifery tutor and lecturer and author. She is globally known for her Textbook for Midwives, first published in 1953, considered a reference midwifery textbook for decades. Myles was born on 30 December 1892 in Aberdeen, Scotland, to Robert Fraser Findlay, a house painter, Mary, née McDougall. After finishing her secondary education, she emigrated to Canada. There, she married Charles James Myles, a farmer and army officer during World War I, who died shortly after the birth of their son, Ian, she proceeded to return to Scotland for further training and practice, lost her son to pneumonia in 1924. After the loss of her son, Myles left her position as a district nurse at Alford and decided to re-train as a nurse at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Following this time, the hospital where she received her initial training in Yorktown, Canada invited her as a matron. Myles proceeded to continue her education at McGill University getting appointed a senior tutor at the Postgraduate Hospital in Philadelphia and the director of midwifery education of the Women's Hospital, Detroit.

In 1935, upon hearing of news of a new maternity hospital in Edinburgh, she returned to the United Kingdom. Having received a midwifery teacher's diploma in London 1939, she became a midwifery tutor to the new Simson Memorial Maternity Pavilion in the Scottish capital, where she practised until her retirement in 1954. During her career, Myles contributed as an author to various academic journals in Britain and the United States, she wrote a book on how to care for babies, intended for school children. Myles most seminal piece of writing has been her Textbook for Midwives, firstly published by Churchill Livingston in 1953. Although the book was published one year before her retirement, having had recognised a gap in midwifery education, Myles had started working on it since her tutor years; the book has been identified as Book of the Year as part of the seventy-fifth anniversary celebrations of the American Journal of Nursing. Myles Textbook for Midwives has been translated in many languages and is sold around the world, with its seventeen edition to be published in 2020.

Out of these editions, Myles herself worked on ten revisions, updating the content with the latest best practices and developments and removing obsolete knowledge and practice. Following her retirement from practice, Myles continued to visit and lecture at midwifery schools and obstetric units around the world, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Africa and New Zealand. Although having turned down many awards for honours and honorary appointments in her career, in 1978, she received an Honorary Fellowship of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society, she passed away at Banchory, Kincardineshire in 1988, leaving a large legacy of midwifery experience and education behind her